Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Therapeutic Applications of Medicinal Plants

Editors: Shahid, M., Shahzad, A., Malik, A., Sahai, A. (Eds.)

  • Provides state-of-the-art information on the most innovative science, research and applications in medicinal plant sciences
  • Chapters on advance biotechnological tools applied in medicinal plant research
  • Includes recent novel research on therapeutic applications of natural plant products
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The book provides an overview of current trends in biotechnology and medicinal plant sciences. The work includes detailed chapters on various advance biotechnological tools involved in production of phytoactive compounds of medicinal significance. Some recent and novel research studies on therapeutic applications of different medicinal plants from various geographical regions of the world have also been included. These studies report the antimicrobial activity of various natural plant products against various pathogenic microbial strains. Informative chapters on recent emerging applications of plant products such as source for nutraceuticals and vaccines have been integrated to cover latest advances in the field. This book also explores the conservation aspect of medicinal plants. Thus, chapters having comprehensively complied in vitro conservation protocols for various commercially important rare, threatened and endangered medicinal plants were provided in the present book.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Phytoactive Compounds from In Vitro Derived Tissues

    Shahzad, Anwar (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • Bioreactors: A Rapid Approach for Secondary Metabolite Production

    Sharma, Shiwali (et al.)

    Pages 25-49

  • Hairy Root Culture: An Efficient System for Secondary Metabolite Production

    Sharma, Shiwali (et al.)

    Pages 51-78

  • Elicitation: An Alternative Approach Towards Commercialization of Secondary Metabolite Production

    Sharma, Shiwali (et al.)

    Pages 79-91

  • Plant Natural Products as a Potential Source of Antimicrobial Agents: An Overview and a Glimpse on Recent Developments

    Shahid, Mohd. (et al.)

    Pages 93-107

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eBook $159.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-6603-7
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-6602-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-9555-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recent Trends in Biotechnology and Therapeutic Applications of Medicinal Plants
Editors
  • Mohd. Shahid
  • Anwar Shahzad
  • Abida Malik
  • Aastha Sahai
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6603-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6603-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6602-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9555-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 357
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